Sales Ledger Manager

Location
Maidstone, Kent
Salary
Competitive + Benefits
Posted
13 Feb 2018
Closes
09 Mar 2018
Ref
3115
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Sales Ledger Manager  

KEY PERFORMANCE AREAS

  • Responsible for the overall support to Financial Controller in reference to all Credit Control and Sales Ledger activities for the company.
  • Supervision of the following 3 main processes:
  • Invoicing
  • Invoice queries
  • Debt collection
  • New accounts

PRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Supervision and Line Management responsibilities of the Credit Control/Sales Ledger Department (4 employees)
  • Operate and maintain supermarket, grower and market accounts within the sales ledger - ensuring all invoices are run in a timely fashion to assist in achieving prompt payment
  • Full credit control responsibility for all accounts (including chasing for payment, setting new accounts up and arranging customer payment schedules)
  • Maintaining up to date account reconciliations
  • Building customer relationships including site visits
  • Regular debt reporting to Group Financial Controller
  • Ensure all accounts operate within their credit limits as prescribed by our credit insurance company
  • Liaising with credit insurance company
  • Support the Accountants in their duties including posting data and preparing banking documentation
  • Assisting in resolving customer account queries where necessary
  • Inclusion in the banking rota for the department
  • Ad hoc duties as required
  • Other ad hoc duties as required

PERSON SPECIFICATION

  1. Evidence of extensive experience working in a comparable role, preferably within the soft fruit industry
  1. Strong appreciation of our business needs and resourcefulness in coming up with solutions to their challenges
  1. Ability to relate to key client personnel in a professional and credible fashion
  1. Well-developed personal and written communication skills, including the ability to communicate with a wide range of employees
  1. Good interpersonal skills and well developed leadership and management skills
  1. Creativity
  1. Ability to delegate effectively and to follow-up as appropriate
  1. Ability to work as part of a team with colleagues across professional, operational and cultural boundaries
  1. Proactive approach and prompt responses to all service requests
  1. Ability to identify needs and issues and recommend suitable and pragmatic courses of action and solutions, adopting a risk aware approach
  1. Good time management and organisational skills with the ability to handle a number of tasks at once and meeting deadlines as required
  1. Very good organisational skills
  1. Good IT skills including experience of Word and Excel

Interpersonnel UK Ltd is acting as a recruitment consultancy on behalf of our client. Interpersonnel is an equal opportunities employer.

 

We are pleased to receive a significant number of applications for most roles advertised. We are therefore unable to respond to individual applicants unless shortlisted. If you have not been contacted within four weeks of the closing date you should assume you have not been shortlisted on this occasion.

 

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